The Eurogroup for Animals has recently published an article [LINK] stating that animal models have a poor translation to human benefit, since they were used in research. The article also stated that: “Although the European Commission ignored citizens’ calls to uphold the ban on animal testing for cosmetics in its response to the ECI Save Cruelty Free Cosmetics, it committed to develop a roadmap towards ultimately phasing out animal testing for chemical safety assessments, and is exploring the possibility of co-ordinating concrete actions with all EU Member States to reduce animal uses in biomedical research.

Further details on policy news and issues related with animal research in Europe can be found at www.eara.eu

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